Direxion Launches Four New 3X Leveraged ETFs

New ETFs Provide 3X Bull and Bear Exposure to Home Builders and Regional Banks

Aug 19, 2015, 08:41 ET from Direxion Investments

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Direxion Investments announces the launch of four new leveraged exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

The Direxion Homebuilders & Supplies Bull and Bear 3X Shares (Tickers: NAIL/CLAW) seek to achieve 300% and 300% of the inverse, respectively, of the daily performance of the Dow Jones U.S. Select Home Construction Index. The Direxion Daily Regional Banks Bull and Bear 3X Shares (Tickers: DPST/WDRW) seek to achieve 300% and 300% of the inverse, respectively, of the daily performance of the Solactive U.S. Regional Bank TR Index.

"Our interaction with clients tells us that there is significant interest among investors for trading in the home construction and regional bank sectors," said Sylvia Jablonski, Managing Director at Direxion. "These leveraged ETFs allow traders to express a bold point of view on these sectors, in either direction, at a time when the markets are digesting significantly changing dynamics for interest rates, growth and international developments."

 

Fund

Symbol

CUSIP

Benchmark

Daily
Target

Gross
Expense

Ratio

Net
Expense
Ratio
*

Direxion Daily
Homebuilders
& Supplies
Bull 3X Shares

NAIL

25490K596

Dow Jones U.S.
Select Home
Construction
Index

300%

1.05%

.95%

Direxion Daily
Homebuilders
& Supplies
Bear 3X Shares

CLAW

25490K588

Dow Jones U.S.
Select Home
Construction
Index

-300%

.96%

.95%

Direxion Daily
Regional Banks
Bull 3X Shares

DPST

25459Y132

Solactive U.S.
Regional Bank TR
Index

300%

1.08%

.95%

Direxion Daily
Regional Banks
Bear 3X Shares

WDRW

25459Y124

Solactive U.S.
Regional Bank TR
Index

-300%

1.10%

.95%

 

Like all leveraged ETFs, these Direxion products are intended only for investors with an in-depth understanding of the risks associated with seeking leveraged investment results, and who plan to actively monitor and manage their positions. There is no guarantee that the Funds will meet their objectives. 

About Direxion Investments

Direxion Investments offers highly liquid, tactical and strategic institutional-quality ETFs and mutual funds for investors seeking to solve for better investment outcomes. Founded in 1997, the company has approximately $9.4 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2015. Direxion's diverse suite of products helps investors navigate today's ever-changing markets. For more information, please visit www.direxioninvestments.com.

There is no guarantee that the Funds will achieve their objectives.

For more information on all Direxion Shares daily leveraged ETFs, go to direxioninvestments.com, or call us at 866-476-7523.

The ETFs are not suitable for all investors and should be utilized only by investors who understand the risks associated with seeking daily leveraged investment results, and intend to actively monitor and manage their investments. Due to the daily nature of the leverage employed, there is no guarantee of amplified long-term returns. Past performance is not indicative of future results.

An investor should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of Direxion ETFs carefully before investing. The prospectus and summary prospectus contains this and other information about Direxion ETFs. Download a prospectus and summary prospectus at direxioninvestments.com. The prospectus and summary prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

*The Net Expense Ratio of the Fund includes management fee and other operating expenses, but does not include indirect expenses such as Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses, leveraged interest and brokerage commissions. The Fund's Advisor, Rafferty Asset Management, LLC has entered into an Operating Expense Limitation Agreement with the Fund, under which Rafferty has contractually agreed to cap all or a portion of its management fee and/or reimburse the Fund for Other Expenses through September 1, 2016 to the extent that the Fund's Total Annual Fund Operating Expenses exceed 0.95%.

Risks:
An investment in the ETFs involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. The ETFs are non-diversified and include risks associated with concentration risk that results from the Funds' investments in a particular industry or sector which can increase volatility. The use of derivatives such as futures contracts, forward contracts, options and swaps are subject to market risks that may cause their price to fluctuate over time. The Funds do not attempt to, and should not be expected to; provide returns which are a multiple of the return of their Indexes for periods other than a single day. Utilizing foreign currency forward contracts to hedge foreign currency positions does not eliminate the impact of the movements in the value of non-U.S. currencies and securities but rather establishes a fixed rate of exchange for a future point in time. Exchange rates can be volatile and may change quickly and unpredictably in response to both global and economic conditions in a geographic region. For other risks including leverage, correlation, compounding, market volatility, shorting for the Bear Funds, and specific risks regarding each sector, please read the prospectus.

Distributor: Foreside Fund Services, LLC.

CONTACT:   
James Doyle
JCPR
973-850-7308
jdoyle@jcprinc.com

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